Want Fun Camping Recipes? Three Tips for Having the Best Camping Trip Ever

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Did you know that about 40% of Americans go camping and hiking every year? The Great Smoky Mountains, located in Tennessee and North Carolina, is probably one of the biggest draws with over nine million visitors hiking next to its misty peaks every year. Are you planning a hiking adventure? Here are three things you can keep in mind in order to have the best hiking experience ever!

1. Location

Before anything else, you need to pick places to hike. Some of the top rated hiking locations in the U.S. include Denali National Park, Mount Whitney, the Appalachian Trail, Arches National Park, and the John Muir Trail. Many of us, of course, will just choose whatever place is close to home. Make sure that you are adequately prepared for the type of hiking conditions that you will be facing. There are some Continue reading

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The Three best US National Parks and Why You Should Visit Them

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The United States National Parks were first signed into official existence by Ulysses S. Grant, who declared Yellowstone the first National Park in 1872. Since then, more parks have been added, making the list of 59 protected US areas we now know. The intent of the parks was to preserve the natural and historic aspects of these areas, including the scenery and wildlife. There are many parks you can visit, but here is a list of some of the best parks, as well as tips for traveling.

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The Great Smoky Mountains, located in North Carolina and Tennessee, are the more visited United States National Park, boasting over nine million yearly visitors. Why is this mountain range so appealing? Not only do they shelter some of the most diverse ecosystems in America, have the densest black bear population Continue reading

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